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Accounting Senior Named 2014 Portz Scholar

Sam Shearer

A member of Eastern Kentucky University’s nationally prominent Honors Program is one of only four Honors students nationally to be named a 2014 Portz Scholar, a distinction awarded each year to the best Honors student research projects in the nation.

Sam Shearer, a senior accounting major from Winchester, was honored for his Fall 2013 Honors Thesis at EKU entitled “Truman Smith’s Reports on Nazi Militarism: A Study of Domestic Political Priorities and U.S. Foreign Policy Making in Franklin Roosevelt’s First and Second Terms.” He will receive a plaque and $350 stipend at the 2014 annual meeting of the National Collegiate Honors Council in Denver, Colo., on Nov. 8. Shearer will also present his work at the conference.


Published on August 14, 2014

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